Definition of laboring :
1. of Labor
2. Suffering pain or grief.
3. That labors; performing labor; esp., performing coarse, heavy work, not requiring skill also, set apart for labor; as, laboring days.
exerting (part of speech: verb)
acting (part of speech: verb)
working (part of speech: verb)
- Indeed she cared nothing about it; and leaving her to pursue the passion as she liked, poor Euphemia, according to her custom when laboring under this whimsical malady, addicted herself to solitude. - "Thaddeus of Warsaw", Jane Porter.
- It appeared that we had been laboring under a fatal misunderstanding regarding the general subject of navigation. - "The River and I", John G. Neihardt.
- And such was the opinion of the Inspector himself, as he remarked the extreme excitement under which the Englishman was laboring. - "The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow", Anna Katharine Green.